Nov. 12, 1944 De Queen Sevier County Arkansas, USA
Apr. 29, 1999 Eugene Lane County Oregon, USA
LeRoy Brinkley of Lebanon, Oregon, died of rheumatoid lung disease(complications related to rheumatoid arthritis) Thursday, April 29, at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Eugene, Oregon. He was 54.
He was born in De Queen, Arkansas, the son of Alfred and Anna Lee Walker Brinkley. He moved to Lebanon in 1950 where he resided until his death. He graduated from Lebanon High School in 1964; he worked for Willamette Industries (Baumans) for 33 years.
He married Ann Duttenhaver September 22, 1967, in Lebanon. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. Survivors include his wife, Ann, of Lebanon; a son, David Brinkley of Seattle, Washington; a sister, Charlene Mullins of Texas; two step-sisters, Toni Spriggs of Lebanon and Tami Nordman of Redmond, Oregon; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside memorial service was held at 1 P.M. Tuesday, May 4, at the Lebanon I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Chaplain Byran Gingrich officiated.
--obituary found in the Albany Democrat Herald, Linn County, Oregon, May 2, 1999.